Cat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Lucinda, Ribeiro & Lucena, 2016 Pimelodus quadratus Common Name(s) Type Locality Porto Nacional, rio Tocantins, Tocantins State, Brazil, 10°35'50''S, 48°24'21''W. Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. Habitat Information Distribution
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Husbandry Information Compatibility Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes. Suggested Tankmates Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out". Breeding Unreported in the aquarium. Further Information References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 27 (no. 4) for Dec., pp 339, Figs. 1, 2b. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. Search Planet Catfish for more on Pimelodus quadratus
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